Job creation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Employment services
Employment systems
Industry employment Initiatives
Jobs growth


Briefing paper

Jobs and Skills Summit: outcomes

The Jobs and Skills Summit brought Australians together to work constructively on the challenges and opportunities facing the Australian labour market and economy. A major objective emerging from the summit was the promotion of full employment and growing productivity for the benefit of all Australians.
Transcript

Think big: a new mission statement for Australia

In this keynote address to the 2022 Skills and Jobs Summit, Grattan Institute CEO, Danielle Wood, urges Australia’s leaders to forge a plan for full employment and higher productivity.
Report

Turning Australia into a regional tech hub

This report examines where Australia has a comparative advantage in tech, how we can make the most of these opportunities, and how every Australian can be involved in the change that revolutionises Australia’s technology sector.
Position paper

Restoring full employment: policies for the Jobs and Skills Summit

ACOSS has released its proposals to restore full employment in Australia for this week’s Jobs and Skills Summit, including a bold plan to reform employment assistance for people unemployed long-term.
Discussion paper

Jobs and Skills Summit - maintaining full employment and growing productivity

The Business Council of Australia has prepared this discussion paper ahead of the upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit.
Discussion paper

Jobs and Skills Summit: issues paper

The Jobs and Skills Summit will bring together unions, employers, civil society and government, to discuss Australia's shared economic challenges and propose both immediate and long-term solutions. This issues paper outlines Australia's current labour market challenges.
Discussion paper

An economy that works for people

Full and secure employment should be the top macroeconomic goal of the Albanese Government, according to the ACTU in this paper released ahead of the Jobs Summit in early September.
Report

Breaking new ground

The emerging clean energy economy offers a window of opportunity for Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The authors of this report argue that capturing this potential requires a targeted and proactive policy approach that leverages the region’s entrenched advantages and lays the bedrock for sustained prosperity.
Position paper

Seize the moment: securing Australia’s economic future

The 2022 federal election needs to focus on securing Australia’s economic future and in turn its strategic future by making the most of existing industry strengths and advantages while building new industries, developing new capabilities and creating new higher paying jobs, according to the Business...
Strategy

National roadmap for Indigenous skills, jobs and wealth creation

This strategy document outlines a long-term commitment and organising framework to implement actions that will substantially lift economic outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and support their aspirations to thrive in the mainstream economy.
Policy

Powering Australia

An Albanese Labor Government will deliver 'Powering Australia' – Labor’s plan to create jobs, cut power bills and reduce emissions by boosting renewable energy
Report

Sunshot: Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs

This report argues that Australia has a natural advantage to make the most of future opportunities in clean energy exports, with an abundance of solar and wind energy, and the metals and minerals required for the energy transition.
Strategy

Technology Council of Australia roadmap to deliver one million tech jobs

Australia can be a world leader in creating and adopting new tech products. This strategy details the pathway for Australia to embrace the technology jobs opportunity.
Report

The shape of Australia’s post COVID-19 workforce

This report builds on the understanding of Australia’s workforce and skills recovery from COVID-19. The report analyses the impact of the pandemic on Australia's labour market, through scenario modelling, and profiles a resilient occupations framework.
Report

Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission: final report

This report offers a blueprint for the Northern Territory's economic rebound – with an ambitious goal of making the Territory a $40 billion economy by 2030. The report also identifies regional growth, and Aboriginal economic development and empowerment, as key to the Territory’s future success.
Report

The promise of social procurement: leveraging purchasing power to create inclusive employment opportunities

Using the State of Victoria as a case study, this paper demonstrates that linking employment policy objectives to public procurement has considerable potential, provided certain conditions are met.
Report

The choices we make: the economic future of Tasmania

This report analyses the economic effects of COVID-19 on Tasmania, and suggests how Tasmania can rebuild its way out of the COVID-19 crisis. It also makes some key recommendations to help Tasmania avoid the mistakes made at the federal level.
Report

Leaders and legends: thousands of clean jobs for Queenslanders

This report finds that accelerating the development of Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) will give Queensland a global competitive advantage in energy-intensive industries, create jobs for Queenslanders, and new export opportunities for Australia.
Strategy

Blueprint: regional and community job deals

This blueprint advances CPD’s work on improving employment services in place by showing how this approach can be scaled up across the nation in pivotal regions and places. It illustrates a pathway for implementing, governing and funding place-based initiatives for long-lasting impact on Australia's jobs...
Report

How red tape stops business and job creation

This report combines data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics with RegData Australia to analyse the effect of red tape on business creation. The report finds that up to 398,000 additional businesses could have been created by 2018-19 if regulation was maintained at 2004-05 levels.